Who We Are & Contact Information


MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.

Contact MusiCares

MusiCares West Region and MusiCares MAP Fund
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 
Ph: 310.392.3777 
Fx: 310.392.2187 
Toll-free Help Line: 1.800.687.4227

MusiCares South Region
1904 Wedgewood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212
Ph: 615.327.0050
Fx: 615.327.0876
Toll-free Help Line: 1.877.626.2748

MusiCares East Region
11 West 42nd St., 27th Floor
New York, NY 10036 
Ph: 212.245.7840
Fx: 212.245.8130
Toll-free Help Line: 1.877.303.6962

Not sure which regional office to contact? Click this link for a map of US states and their respective regional offices.

Board of Directors:

Bill Silva

Alexandra Patsavas
Vice Chair

Arnie Herrmann
Scott Pascucci
Chair Emeritus
Christine AlbertMartin Bandier
John BurkRod Essig
Pete FisherSusan Genco
Kevin LymanTero Ojanperä
Jon PlattTom Poleman
Alissa PollackScott Powell, M.D.
Gary VeloricStasia Washington

MusiCares Executive Staff:

Neil Portnow
Kristen Madsen
Sr. Vice President
Scott Goldman
Vice President
Dana Tomarken
Vice President, Events

MusiCares Staff:

Andrea Adelman
Cortney Bailey
Hannah Berryman
New Media Communications Assistant
Danielle Bowker, LPC, MHSP
Brett Bryngelson
Senior Coordinator
Debbie Carroll, LCSW
Executive Director
Christina Cassidy
Communications Director
Ryan Donahue
Junior Accountant
Loren Fishbein
Senior Coordinator
Carol Flores
Senior Accountant
Jules Goodman
Accounting Coordinator
Marisela Huerta
Senior Coordinator, Events
Renee Jones
Executive Assistant
Dorit Kalev
Senior Director, Events
Erica Krusen, MS, MFT
Senior Director
Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Director, East Region
La Shon Malone
Executive Assistant
Nicole Oliva
Administrative Assistant
Harold Owens
Senior Director
MusiCares / MAP Fund
Anita Ramsarup
Administrative Assistant
Shireen Janti Reid, CADC II
Senior Manager, Addiction Recovery Services
Kathy Tran
Accounting Coordinator
VanAn Tranchi
Institutional Giving Manager
Judy Wong
Wynnie Wynn
Senior Manager